Alexandra "Sasha" Sencer serves as the ANCOR's Events Coordinator. Joining the team in 2022, Sasha helps manage and facilitate ANCOR's digital, hybrid, and in-personal educational offerings.
Before joining ANCOR, Sasha served as the first female-identifying Head of the Upper School at Louisville Collegiate. In that role, she led the division's COVID-19 response, facilitated the removal of systemic barriers to address long-standing diversity, equity, and inclusion issues, and crafted meaningful professional development opportunities to support the growth of young administrators. Most recently, she worked with the president and past president of the board to bring attention to the invisible labor burdens carried by faculty members who identify as BIPOC and Queer.
In addition to her work at ANCOR, Sasha is completing her Master's in Education in Transformative Teaching at George Mason University. Sasha is currently a U.S. History Teacher at Durham Academy in Durham, NC, as part of her practicum. She also serves as the Assistant Director of Speech and Debate. Earlier in her career, Sasha served in a wide variety of leadership positions in the world of competitive high school speech and debate, including being the founding director of the Dogwood Speech and Debate League, an advisor to the Tournament of Champions, and the Congressional Debate Tournament Director at Yale University, George Mason University, and Cal State-Long Beach. As a result of her work, she has been inducted into two halls of fame and granted distinguished service awards from the University of Pennsylvania, the University of Kentucky, and George Mason University.
Sasha earned her J.D. from the University of Miami School of Law in 2006. She holds a B.A. in History and International Affairs from Florida State University and an Executive Leadership Certificate from Cornell University. Earlier this year, she obtained her certification as a Mental Health First Responder.